Monthly Archives: November 2018

US warship sailed near contested islands after Hong Kong port visit

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The US Navy sailed the guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville near contested islands in the South China Sea Monday, less than a week before US and Chinese leaders are due to meet for a high-stakes summit at the G20 in Argentina, two US officials told CNN.
The US Navy sailed the guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville near contested islands in the South China Sea Monday, less than a week before US and Chinese leaders are due to meet for a high-stakes summit at the G20 in Argentina, two US officials told CNN.
US warship sailed near contested islands after Hong Kong port visit

F-35 order could give Japan its first 'carrier' since WWII

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Japan is preparing an order for roughly 100 US-designed F-35 stealth fighter jets in a deal that could potentially upend the balance of power in Asia, according to sources familiar with the process.
Japan is preparing an order for roughly 100 US-designed F-35 stealth fighter jets in a deal that could potentially upend the balance of power in Asia, according to sources familiar with the process.
F-35 order could give Japan its first 'carrier' since WWII

Scientists who claim to have produced gene-edited babies suspended

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China has suspended the research activities of the scientists who claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies, state-run Xinhua news reported Thursday.
China has suspended the research activities of the scientists who claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies, state-run Xinhua news reported Thursday.
Scientists who claim to have produced gene-edited babies suspended

Finnish President doesn't recall telling Trump Finns do a lot of 'raking' to prevent forest fires

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Finnish President Sauli Niinist√∂ said in an interview published Sunday that although President Donald Trump claimed the European leader told him Finns rarely have forest fires because they “spend a lot of time raking,” he doesn’t recall discussing that with Trump when they met last weekend in Paris.
Finnish President Sauli Niinist√∂ said in an interview published Sunday that although President Donald Trump claimed the European leader told him Finns rarely have forest fires because they “spend a lot of time raking,” he doesn’t recall discussing that with Trump when they met last weekend in Paris.
Finnish President doesn't recall telling Trump Finns do a lot of 'raking' to prevent forest fires

China hoped for a soft power win at APEC, instead Xi Jinping left dissatisfied

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With the presidents of the United States and Russia staying home, it seemed Chinese President Xi Jinping would dominate this weekend at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and increase his country’s influence in the Pacific.
With the presidents of the United States and Russia staying home, it seemed Chinese President Xi Jinping would dominate this weekend at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and increase his country’s influence in the Pacific.
China hoped for a soft power win at APEC, instead Xi Jinping left dissatisfied

Why Trump says he won't listen to Khashoggi tape

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President Donald Trump said he declined to listen to a recording that captured part of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling it “a suffering tape” and “terrible.”
President Donald Trump said he declined to listen to a recording that captured part of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling it “a suffering tape” and “terrible.”
Why Trump says he won't listen to Khashoggi tape

Bannon-Banks emails show Brexit campaigners sought US funding

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Arron Banks, the backer of the biggest campaign behind Brexit, asked Cambridge Analytica to draw up plans for raising funds from the United States, according to a trove of leaked emails.
Arron Banks, the backer of the biggest campaign behind Brexit, asked Cambridge Analytica to draw up plans for raising funds from the United States, according to a trove of leaked emails.
Bannon-Banks emails show Brexit campaigners sought US funding

CIA's explosive assessment may be a major blow to the special relationship Trump has fostered with the Saudi royals

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The death of Jamal Khashoggi continues to hang over the heads of both US President Donald Trump and his allied Saudi officials
The death of Jamal Khashoggi continues to hang over the heads of both US President Donald Trump and his allied Saudi officials
CIA's explosive assessment may be a major blow to the special relationship Trump has fostered with the Saudi royals

Trump says 'lot of factors' to blame for California wildfires

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President Donald Trump, after surveying the destruction wrought by wildfires in California, said Saturday that the devastation has not altered his opinion on climate change.
President Donald Trump, after surveying the destruction wrought by wildfires in California, said Saturday that the devastation has not altered his opinion on climate change.
Trump says 'lot of factors' to blame for California wildfires

Trump says California fires have not altered his opinion on climate change

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President Donald Trump, after surveying the destruction wrought by wildfires in California, said that the devastation has not altered his opinion on climate change.
President Donald Trump, after surveying the destruction wrought by wildfires in California, said that the devastation has not altered his opinion on climate change.
Trump says California fires have not altered his opinion on climate change

Munich Airport builds custom doors for world's biggest passenger plane

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When it comes to accommodating the world’s largest passenger plane, the team at Munich Airport in Germany understands there’s just a little more to love.
When it comes to accommodating the world’s largest passenger plane, the team at Munich Airport in Germany understands there’s just a little more to love.
Munich Airport builds custom doors for world's biggest passenger plane